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puzzle – John Eckman

Puzzle: Portland Lighthouse

From Serious Puzzles, this is a 1000 piece puzzle: Portland Lighthouse It’s Portland Breakwater Light aka Bug Light – didn’t see a photographer credit. Fun to do with multiple stright lights (horizon, fencing) and textured areas (stones, water, sunrise). Google image search shows lots of items with this image – maybe released into public domain?

Puzzle: Scandinavia

Puzzle from Re-Marks: Scandinavia 750 Piece. Re-Marks puzzles are available from lots of different resellers, including Amazon – check out their pop culture series including lots of “collage” puzzles made up of smaller images. (I think I got mine from Serious Puzzles). This is a random cut puzzle not ribbon cut with lots of interesting … Read more

Puzzle: Dahlias

We picked up a copy in a store on a trip to Maine, but you can find it here: Dahlias Puzzle by Workman Publishing. The solid color background is challenging but the puzzle as a whole was lots of fun to do. Frances Palmer is also a potter and I assume these are her vases … Read more

Puzzle: License Plates

Another one we picked up on a trip to Maine: License Plates by White Mountain Puzzles. Lots of colorful detail and high quality make – if (like me) you used to play the license plate game on road trips you may have an advantage. Maybe because White Mountain Puzzles made it, feels like there is … Read more